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Labor & Employment
16 Years Ranked
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Provided by Gregory A Hearing

USA

Practice Areas

Labor and Employment

Litigation

Education

Trade Secret, Noncompete, and Unfair Competition

Data Privacy and Security

Professional Memberships

Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Academy of Florida Management Attorneys

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

The Florida Bar

- Executive Council, Member and former Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section

- Former Member and Chair of the Labor and Employment Certification Committee

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Education Law, and Civil Trial

Emeritus Member and former Chair of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners

American Bar Association

American Bar Foundation

Publications

"Federal COVID-19 Action Plan Update," GrayRobinson Labor and Employment E-lert, September 13, 2021

"Employee Free Speech Rights in the Aftermath of the US Election," Hotel Executive, December 2020

“Social Media and the Progressive Limitations on Public Sector Employees’ First Amendment Right to Free Speech,” The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 94, No. 6, November/December 2020

"Guest Column: Protecting Confidential Business Information in Remote Work Environments," Tampa Bay Business Journal, November 2020

“Know Your Rights as An Employer in Terms of Legal Marijuana Use,” Hotel Management, April 2020

“Reducing the Risk of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace,” Tampa Bay Business Journal, December 2019

“Relaxed Enforcement of Workplace Rules May Lead to Increased Employment Claims,” Hotel Executive, December 2019

“McDonald’s CEO Firing, is Office Romance Policy a Necessity for Employers?” Newsradio 970 WFLA, November 2019

“Don’t Take a Knee to Employee Free Speech in the Workplace," The HR Digest, August 2019

“Taking a Knee to Free Speech: Understanding When Employers May Limit Employee Speech,” Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, March-April 2019 issue

Education

The University of the South

B.A.

1983 - 1986

Florida State University College of Law

J.D.

1986 - 1989

Awards

Lawyer of the Year - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Best Lawyers in America

2021

Lawyer of the Year, Management Labor and Employment, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2021

Best Lawyers in America

2021

Chambers Global, Labor and Employment, 2020, 2021

Chambers

2021

Chambers USA, Labor and Employment, Band 1, 2007-2021

Chambers

2021

Legal Elite, Hall of Fame, 2005-2011, 2013-2021

Florida Trend

2021

Super Lawyer, 2006-2021

Florida Super Lawyers

2021

Top 50 Lawyers in Tampa Bay

Florida Super Lawyers

2021

Global Leader, Labour and Employment

Who's Who Legal

2020

National Leader, Labour and Employment, 2020-2021

Who's Who Legal

2021

Top 100 Attorneys in Florida, 2018, 2022

Florida Super Lawyers

2022

Tampa Magazine, Top Lawyers, Employee benefits (ERISA) law, Employment law (management), 2021-2022

Tampa Magazine

2022

500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers, 2020-2021

Lawdragon

2021

Experience

Greg has been defending management clients with labor and employment law issues for more than thirty years. He is triple board certified by The Florida Bar and represents a who’s who of both private companies and public entities across the Southeast before courts, arbitrators, and state and federal administrative agencies. Greg’s practice covers all facets of employment law, including wage and hour, sexual harassment, discrimination, ADA, FMLA, Worker’s Compensation, reasonable accommodation, and retaliation claims. Notable corporate client relationships include Verizon Wireless, Werner Industries, Walgreens, Facebook, McKesson Corporation, 20th Century Fox, Sinclair Broadcasting, Telemundo, multiple K-12 and post-secondary educational entities, and some of the state’s largest hospital systems and physician groups. Greg also maintains a traditional labor law practice, with an emphasis on public sector representation, providing counsel on labor union matters, labor management relations, collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, and NLRB proceedings.

Chambers Review

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Labor & Employment - Florida
2
Band 2

Gregory Hearing is a highly esteemed lawyer with a wealth of experience in traditional labor matters, including labor arbitrations.
"Gregory Hearing is a highly qualified lawyer who is always prepared." "Gregory is a strong trial lawyer who's able to translate esoteric employment claims into compelling and persuasive stories for juries."

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